Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 561 532
Rank change year-on-year -49 -29 +26
Contract jobs citing CCSA 18 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.082% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.48% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 43
London median daily rate £598 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.19% -15.91% +46.67%
10th Percentile £401 £336 £381
90th Percentile £800 £500 £706
England median daily rate £475 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £39.00

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,044 7,040 7,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.25% 16.94% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,323 4,588 4,959
London median daily rate £488 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £260
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.81% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 126 122
London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.06 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.15% +20.59%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.80 £12.02
90th Percentile £51.38 £49.60 £45.13
England median hourly rate £23.75 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -3.70% +42.11%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London - 2 £800 - 2
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (66.67%) Juniper
6 11 (61.11%) CCNA
7 9 (50.00%) CCIE
7 9 (50.00%) LAN
7 9 (50.00%) WAN
7 9 (50.00%) CCSE
8 8 (44.44%) Internet
8 8 (44.44%) Network Security
8 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
9 6 (33.33%) F5
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
9 6 (33.33%) MPLS
9 6 (33.33%) OSPF
9 6 (33.33%) BGP
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (33.33%) VPN
9 6 (33.33%) MCP
9 6 (33.33%) MCSE
9 6 (33.33%) CCSP
9 6 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 6 (33.33%) VPLS
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) CCNP
11 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (33.33%) MPLS
4 6 (33.33%) OSPF
4 6 (33.33%) VPLS
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) DMZ
5 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.11%) Junos
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CyberArk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) SABSA
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) CCIE
3 9 (50.00%) CCSE
4 6 (33.33%) CCSP
4 6 (33.33%) MCP
4 6 (33.33%) MCSE
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
6 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) JNCIS
8 2 (11.11%) CCIE Security
8 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (11.11%) CISM
8 2 (11.11%) CISSP
9 1 (5.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Capita
6 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (5.56%) VMware